Parks and Recreation Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • The first Monday of the month
  • 7:00 PM
  • Parks and Recreation Department office


Members are appointed by the Mayor with confirmation by the City Council.

  • Glenn Connly
    Term ends June 2021
  • David Cronin
    Term ends June 2022
  • Thomas Dunphy
    Term ends July 2022
  • Julia Chevan
    Term ends June 2023
  • Kathleen M. Elliott
    Term ends June 2021
  • Michael Laga
    Term ends June 2020
  • James Ryan
    Term ends June 2023
  • Kristin Dardano
    Term ends June 2021

About the Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission is a volunteer board that helps the department set and implement policy.


There shall be a parks and recreation commission consisting of nine members.

Authorities and Responsibilities

The parks and recreation commission advises the parks and recreation department on development and implementation of recreational programming for parks, playgrounds, playfields, indoor recreation centers and other recreation areas and facilities owned or controlled by the city.

The parks and recreation commission is an advisory multiple-member body of the city.

Northampton Administrative Code adopted November 20, 2014